I sculpt forms in a close shape.
A body shape, empty but…
which carries so much inside…
pictures, memories, words.
Afsaneh Monemi hand-build her high fragile forms piece by piece. The surfaces are slip painted within a technique called photocopy monoprints. The bodies are modelled from scraps of thin clay mixed with paper.
The mystery of the ocean
I have worked for several years with fibre clay in the theme of “The mystery of the ocean” that l granted for, in 2007, by Swedish state’s Art Foundation. (two years Works Grant.) The result of this project, I exhibited in different Art Galleries in Sweden and the other Europeans’ countries, like:
- Paper Museum in Denmark
- International Art Fair, Stockholm
- Gallery KC-Väst, Gothenburg
- Gallery Konsthantverkarna, Stockholm
- Gallery Hantverket, Stockholm
- Gallery Lerverk, Gothenburg
Paper clay 2008 – 2010
Paper clay 2010 – 2018
Paper clay porcelain 2019 – 2021